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  • London MP commits to safer streets after blindfold walk


    James Berry MP has agreed to help improve the safety of a London campaigner’s local high street, after he joined her for a walk down the street wearing a blindfold.

  • Action needed on mental health


    Richard Holmes, our Regional Campaigns Officer for London, spoke at an inquiry on Thursday 12 January, explaining how levels of mental ill health among blind and partially sighted people could be reduced.

  • “It’s somewhere I won’t ever go…”


    On Tuesday 22 November, volunteer campaigners Mohammed Mohsan Ali, Elise Crayton and Malcolm Johnson paid a visit to somewhere they would usually avoid: London’s iconic Oxford Street.

  • Wandsworth councillors face street obstacles


    Richard Holmes, Regional Campaigns Officer for London, took two Wandsworth councillors on a blindfold walk on Thursday 27 October to help them understand the frustrations caused by inaccessible streets.

  • Bus driver and RNIB campaigner swapping places

    Metroline London bus drivers meet blind and partially sighted passengers


    Blind and partially sighted campaigners met drivers from Metroline bus services, for a 'swap with me' event in North London.

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